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Cybersecurity remains a top priority and concern in the Middle East
Technology & IT | Saturday 28 February, 2015 1:55 am
As news reports are abuzz with cyber criminals having reportedly succeeded in stealing USD1 billion from over 100 banks globally within a span of two years, the Market Forecasts and Analysis Report (2014-2019) by MarketsandMarkets predicts that the global cybersecurity industry will be worth...
Fiera di Vicenza and its strategic partner L’Azurde organize roadshows in Saudi Arabia
Business & Money | Saturday 28 February, 2015 1:47 am
he world looks to the Saudi gold market as it is the fourth-largest market in the world in terms of gold consumption, and the first in the Arab region. It accounts for a third of the demand in the Middle East, and the main engine behind the rest of the GCC markets. In Qatar alone, Saudi Arabia's...
Over 15,000 graduate from KAU in colorful convocation
Culture & Education | Friday 27 February, 2015 1:15 pm
The King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah on Wednesday hosted its 44th convocation to celebrate the success of its outgoing graduating batch.Excitement and anticipation filled the air in the vast stadium hall in late evening as graduates, proud parents and University officials gathered in the stadium ...
All Makkah projects ‘must display Islamic identity’
Business & Money | Friday 27 February, 2015 1:13 pm
Makkah Gov. and Chairman of the Central Haj Committee Prince Khaled Al-Faisal stressed the need to ensure all projects in Makkah are designed to display an Arab and Islamic identity.During a meeting in Jeddah on Thursday with members of the Higher Supervisory Committee of the Custodian of the Two...
KSA land of opportunities, says Indian business tycoon Shetty
Business & Money | Friday 27 February, 2015 3:02 am
The UAE-based Indian business tycoon B. R. Shetty plans to open 150 branches of UAE Exchange across Saudi Arabia as part of his efforts to expand his operations in the Kingdom.Speaking to Arab News, Shetty said his group has taken over the majority shares in the London-based foreign exchange giant...
Shoura raps ministry for ‘poor university oversight’
Government | Friday 27 February, 2015 2:59 am
Shoura Council members have lambasted the Ministry of Education (formerly Ministry of Higher Education) for not doing enough research, vacant teaching positions, and inability to help students find jobs. Fahad bin Juma’ said universities do not have research capacity, while Firdous Al-Saleh said...
Bahrain banking on infrastructure, private sector to ride out cheap oil
Environment & Energy | Friday 27 February, 2015 2:55 am
Bahrain’s economy is holding up in the face of low oil prices as policymakers bank on infrastructure spending and the private sector to offset shrinking energy sector revenues, officials and businessmen said this week.Bahrain is among the financially weakest of the Gulf oil exporters, lacking the ...
Mystery Apple event planned for March 9, likely on Watch
Technology & IT | Friday 27 February, 2015 2:53 am
Apple has sent invitations for a mystery event due to take place March 9, amid speculation about an imminent launch of its much anticipated Apple Watch.The invitation simply said “Spring Forward,” referring to the fact that clocks will spring forward one hour in the US the day before for...
 Samsung Participates at Saudi International Weddings Fair 2015 by Showcasing its Home Appliances
Technology & IT | Friday 27 February, 2015 12:36 am
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., participated at The 16th Saudi International Weddings Fair 2015 which kicked off February 23rd at the Hilton Jeddah Hotel under the auspices of her Royal Highness Princess Mudhi bint Nasser bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud. Samsung showcased its innovative solutions for the...
P&G Brands Win Four Categories at the Product of the Year Gulf 2015 Awards
Business & Money | Thursday 26 February, 2015 4:22 pm
Procter & Gamble (P&G) came first in four coveted product innovation awards at the recently held Product of the Year Gulf 2015 awards. The Product of the Year awards, which are selected by an independent consumer survey of consumers in the Gulf, guide consumers to the best products in their market...